• “In uncommon sympathy with her audience, Giff gets right to the heart of grade-schoolers’ priorities.”

    Publishers Weekly
  • “Handling difficult subjects with sensitivity is Mrs. Giff’s specialty.”

    The New York Times
  • “Just the stuff for reluctant or newly independent readers.”

    School Library Journal
  • “Giff writes about the concerns of second and third graders with a sure hand.”

    School Library Journal
  • “An affectionate picture of lower elementary students making their way through the ups and downs of classroom life.”

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